Thursday, March 1, 2012

Two bodies recovered

MOBILE, Ala. -- The bodies of two crewmembers of a Coast Guard helicopter that crashed Tuesday into Mobile Bay have been recovered. Pilot Lt. Cmdr. Dale Taylor of Snow Hill, N.C., and co-pilot Lt. j.g. Thomas Cameron of Portland, Ore., were found 100 yards from the crash site. Still missing is the flight mechanic, Petty Officer 3rd Class Drew Knight of Thomasville, Ala. Rescue swimmer Fernando Jorge was recovered Tuesday but was unresponsive and declared dead. (Source: multiple, including Mobile Press-Register, Sun Herald, 03/01/12) Previous post